San Ramon Valley High School

ACT & SAT Mock Test Preparation, Essay Workshops and Parent Education

SRVHS Academic Boosters sponsors a test preparation program to assist students with 'mock or practice' test preparation and workshops. SRVHS students MUST register in advance to attend a session. All test prep events are held at SRVHS unless otherwise noted. A schedule of events for the 2018-19 school year can be found at the bottom of this page. 

To Register for an "Official" ACT or SAT Test session go directly to the test registration website noted below. 



SRVHS College and Career Center: For add'l ACT and SAT information including practice test booklets, understanding the differences between the ACT and SAT, testing timelines, recommendations, etc for the ACT/SAT stop into the SRVHS College and Career or schedule an appointment to meet with a C&CC counselor. For additional information on all services offered through the C&CC go to: SRVHS College and Career Center



Test Preparation Services Offered through Academic Boosters


A  2018-19 Test Preparation Schedule is posted at the bottom of this page. 


Click on the Test Preparation Link to the right to register for a specific event---


Registration Confirmation: Please do not show up to a test/seminar/workshop unless you have received a confirmation email. Your confirmation email is proof that we have received your payment and that there is a spot for you. Please check the email utilized when registering for updates as the event date draws near and/or for any last minute updates. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from our testing registrar at  Within one week prior to the event, you will also receive additional event details and updates. 

If you do not see the confirmation email, please check your spam folder and mark srvhsab@hotmail as a safe sender so you receive all future communications and program updates. For questions, email: 

WHAT TO BRING To A Test Preparation Workshop or Mock Test Session

  • Students should bring TWO #2 pencils and a calculator (no cell phones as calculators). 
  • For writing seminars students should bring pencils or pens and a notebook. 
  • Water and snack are optional for any session. 

FEEDBACK SESSIONS/TEST SCORES: Students and parents are encouraged to attend feedback sessions when offered. Feedback sessions are conducted by a representative from the Test Prep company who sponsored the practice testing opportunity.

CATALYST: SAT AND ACT BOOTCAMPS (check schedule for site location)

SRVHS Academic Boosters partners with Monte Vista and Dougherty Valley High School to make Catalyst SAT and ACT Bootcamps available to our students.  Please go to for more information and to sign up. 

Catalyst Bootcamp Weekends will take place September 29/30th (SAT Bootcamp) and April 6th/7th (ACT Bootcamp). 

FINANCIAL POLICY - 72 hour notice

Mock ACT, SAT or Combo ACT/SAT TestsWE DO NOT ISSUE REFUNDS but if you cannot attend a Mock ACT, SAT or Combo Test, a 72 HOUR NOTICE prior to the test date is required in order to keep a credit on file for the school year.  The credit can be applied towards any test or seminar during the school year. 

Boot Camps - Seminars: If you are a Sophomore and cannot attend a Boot Camp - Seminar*, a 72 HOUR NOTICE prior to the seminar date is required in order to keep a credit on file.  The credit can be applied towards any test or seminar you take in the future through academic boosters.  If you are a Junior or Senior and cannot attend a Boot Camp - Seminar, a 72 HOUR NOTICE prior to the seminar date is required in order to issue a refund.  If you cannot attend, please email

*This does not include the Catalyst Bootcamps. Please see Catalyst website for the refund/cancellation policy for Catalyst Bootcamps.


We would like to thank the following test preparation vendors for supporting our ACT/SAT test prep and essay writing workshops this year.  These vendors donate all, or a portion, of their fees to Academic Boosters which in turns facilitates the funding of the SRVHS College/Career Center.

Revolution Prep

Jacob Kantor | Director of School Partnerships – West | Revolution Prep

Direct: 818.698.8689  Email:

Beyond Grades. Beyond Tests. Beyond Tutoring. Revolution Prep.


Gnosis|Test Prep and Essay Writing Workshops

Matt Todd 

(510) 520-5876 


Ames Tutoring and Test Prep 

Bill Ames 

(925) 962-5599 


Catalyst Test Prep and Bootcamps

Saxonny Rich 




Sara Araghi